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Vertical Farming for Europe and beyond

Watch it to believe it. Vertical farming. Farming without Sunlight. Growing food 3 times faster then in outside conditions. Plantlab is making the revolution...
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Put a Green Roof On It

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A new tool visualizes green roofs on any building, and the water and energy they could save.
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Urban farming 2.0: High tech replacements for sun and soil - Dec. 23, 2010

Urban farming 2.0: High tech replacements for sun and soil - Dec. 23, 2010 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
High-tech urban farming isn't just hip - it's profitable.
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Eating on a Green Roof: New York's Buildings Provide Food, Habitat for Wildlife – ecomagination

Eating on a Green Roof: New York's Buildings Provide Food, Habitat for Wildlife – ecomagination | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @UrdunMubdi3: Eating on a Green Roof: New York's Buildings Provide Food, Habitat for Wildlife http://t.co/UNncukal...
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Prospero the Swarming Farmbot Wants to Show You the Future of Agriculture

Prospero the Swarming Farmbot Wants to Show You the Future of Agriculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Agriculture is big business.But the future of big farming isn’t in massive machinery, but swarms of smart, cheap 'bots seeding, tending and harvesting fields one plant at a time (“@nytimesbits: In which we imagine robots growing our food
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Why Vertical Aeroponic Gardening Is The Future Of Agriculture | Tom Corson-Knowles

Why Vertical Aeroponic Gardening Is The Future Of Agriculture | Tom Corson-Knowles | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The most important nutrition tips and information on living a healthy lifestyle with Tom Corson-Knowles. Learn how you can lose weight, get fit, and reduce your risk of chronic diseases with good nutrition.
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Record World Cereal Harvest Seen Replenishing Stocks by FAO

World cereal production will rise 3.2 percent to a record this year, exceeding consumption and resulting in growing stockpiles that will weigh on prices, the United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organization forecast.

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Herbs: The Healthy Hydroponic Way | The Leamington Grower ...

Herbs: The Healthy Hydroponic Way | The Leamington Grower ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
jamaica-gleaner.com; Sacha Walters-Gregory Staff Reporter: One of the conceptualisers of the family business, has introduced a line of hydroponic living herbs. The fresh herbs are sold in containers of water with their roots ...
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Southern Oregon farm building business on aquaponics - Sustainable Business Oregon

Southern Oregon farm building business on aquaponics - Sustainable Business Oregon | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Southern Oregon farm building business on aquaponicsSustainable Business OregonA southern Oregon farm is making a run at establishing a year-round farming business...
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Aquascape Green Roof Failure - Johnrountree6's blog

Aquascape Green Roof Failure - Johnrountree6's blog | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Speculating on why the green roof collapsed in St. Charles, Illinois and who is at fault. A little over a month ago, the largest sloped green roof in North America collapsed. There has been speculation as to why this roof ...
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Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools - Baltimore Sun

Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools - Baltimore Sun | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Baltimore SunGrocery retailers compete with mobile shopping toolsBaltimore Sun"Food marketers have a huge opportunity to connect directly with tech-savvy consumers. … Retailers will find ways to find out where the consumer is and ...
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8 photos of most impressive green roof building at Floriade 2012

8 photos of most impressive green roof building at Floriade 2012 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Looking at 500 photos I took last weekend at Floriade and thinking what to show you first, I've decided to bring up this uniquely designed pavilion with amazing green roof. From April 5 through October 7, the city of Venlo ...
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Organic Sector a Surging Component of Agricultural Economy

Organic Sector a Surging Component of Agricultural Economy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

A White House report noted that the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.4 billion in sales, making it a noteworthy contributor to the American farm economy. A report, released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) in April, shows the organic food industry generated more than five hundred thousand American jobs in 2010.


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Rio+20 Earth Summit Q&A - Telegraph.co.uk

Rio+20 Earth Summit Q&A - Telegraph.co.uk | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Everything you need to know about the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development but were too afraid to ask.

 

The largest United Nations conference ever will be held from 20 to 22 June at the Riocentro Convention Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio+20, officially called the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, brings together 194 nations to make a series of political agreements to improve standards of living while protecting the environment. A number of side events held by legislators, corporations and NGOs are happening at the same time around similar themes on access for food, water and energy for all.


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Britta Riley: A garden in my apartment

http://www.ted.com Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarde...
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Vertical is wave of future

Vertical is wave of future | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
For several thousand years, traditional farmers have thought horizontally, with sprawling use of rural land and labor-intensive operations.
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Refugees Plant Roots in a New Land With a New Garden

Refugees Plant Roots in a New Land With a New Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The International Rescue Committee on Friday inaugurated its second garden in the Bronx, which will have fruit trees, orchards, an aquaponic greenhouse and up to 60 plots and planting beds.
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Urban Farming at the Homegirl Cafe | Garden Design

Urban Farming at the Homegirl Cafe | Garden Design | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Homegirl Cafe, started in 2005 and an off-shoot of Homeboy Industries, has a farm-to-kitchen training program, helping former gang members and other at-risk youth by providing gardening and cooking jobs.
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GREAT Infographic: An Easy To Digest Guide To Seasonal Fruits And Veggies

GREAT Infographic: An Easy To Digest Guide To Seasonal Fruits And Veggies | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Fruits and vegetables taste better when they’re in season. Anyone who has bitten into a rock-hard plum knows this....


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Construction of Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Maringá, PR ...

Construction of Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Maringá, PR ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In support of these actions the urban agriculture has gained strength with the partnership envolving Maringá City Hall, MDS – Ministry of Social Development and Hunger Alleviation, and UEM – Maringá State University, ...
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Nantsune meat slicer scans in 3D to get the perfect cut, bring home the bacon in record time (video)

Nantsune meat slicer scans in 3D to get the perfect cut, bring home the bacon in record time (video) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Bacon, our old friend. We've missed you.
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Top 10 Food Trends - Going Global | Health & Fitness

Food trends once primed to focus on families are reshaping as Baby-boomers become empty-nesters, and health-related products are booming worldwide. This is according to this month's issue of Food Technology magazine ...
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Chickens come home to roost on Indy's urban farms - Indianapolis Star

Chickens come home to roost on Indy's urban farms - Indianapolis Star | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Chickens come home to roost on Indy's urban farmsIndianapolis StarIndy's urban dwellers are embracing the local-food movement by raising chickens in their own back yards.
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EtsyKids: Urban Farming: Involving the Children

EtsyKids: Urban Farming: Involving the Children | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sarah, of ThatsAWrapBaby, has been sharing a short series of posts on her blog Three Little Monkey's on Urban Farming. Today she shares of one of the projects in her series. You can visit her blog (see her May 2012 posts) ...
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Parks Commission to Take on Urban Farming Goals in Albany at ... - Patch.com

Parks Commission to Take on Urban Farming Goals in Albany at ... - Patch.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Parks Commission to Take on Urban Farming Goals in Albany at ...Patch.comThe City Council also continues to work on urban farming issues. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an email alert when we publish future stories ...
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